Pitti Bimbo, Italy – Trade Show Report

    Over 8,300 buyers came to Pitti Bimbo this season (10,000 visitors). International buyer attendance rose 4.5% bringing the total of foreign buyers to 2,816. Among the “best performers” are Russia (+42%) putting the country into first place in terms of attendance; China  +…

Family Gerbier – Manhattan, NY

First time on Pirouette : a whole family interview! Gena and Stephane Gerbier, co-owners of YoyaMart (www.yoyanyc.com) and their two children (Noah4 andHannah10 years old). Gena is a full time children's retailer while Stephane divides his time between the stores and his…

Earthy tones, gold and a hint of red

    Bye bye bright summer colors, the mood is changing for autumnal shades. At least here in London; no Indian Summer. Flower jacket Hoss, Dress flower dress Fable and Lore, Gold jacket Essentiel Girl, golden dress mor mor rita, shoes Pepe.    

Interview of a childrenswear designer

  Velvette is a fashion designer based in France. She works with many childrenwear brands as well as for a Paris based trends agency. She has no children yet, but her goddaughter who just turned 11 is an endless source of inspiration. Colors and textures reveal who…